Olympic Dam Mine | Asset management | UGL Case Study

UGL has worked on projects at Olympic Dam since the late 1980s and has had a full-time presence onsite since 2006. Currently, UGL completes all Mine Major Maintenance contract work and ad-hoc project work both underground and on the surface at Olympic Dam. UGL works across surface and underground projects and currently has about 150 permanent ...

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Can a new mine save BHP''s loss-making …

2020-10-26 · Nov 18, 2020 – 12.01am. Share. There''s a school of thought at BHP that the best way to fix its loss-making Olympic Dam mine is with a bulldozer. By demolishing the old smelter, refinery, acid ...

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Olympic Dam

2022-7-1 · Olympic Dam is a large poly-metallic mine predominantly mining copper, uranium and gold. Olympic Dam is the sixth largest known copper ore body, fifth largest gold ore body and largest uranium ore body in the world. It also contains significant quantities of silver and stands as the largest underground mine in Australia. The Olympic Dam ...

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Olympic Dam: BHP thinking big about the future

Olympic Dam is one of the world''s most significant polymetallic orebodies producing copper, uranium, gold, and silver in remote South Australia. The polymetallic deposit is located 520 km north-northwest of Adelaide, South Australia and has an …

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Mine Details | MiningLink

Olympic Dam is the Largest Underground Mine in Australia The Olympic Dam operation is a very large polymetallic undertaking with probable and proven copper ore reserves totalling 717 million tonnes, grading at 1.7 percent copper and 0.5 kilogram a tonne of uranium oxide. It is the largest known uranium ore body in the world, the fifth largest ...

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Olympic Dam

2012-7-16 · Olympic Dam Owner: BHP Billiton Type of Mine: Copper, Gold, Silver, Uranium Location: South Australia Built: 1988 While technically an underground mine, […]

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Olympic Dam Archives

2022-6-18 · In the lead-up to the 20-year rebuild of the flash furnace at BHP''s Olympic Dam mine in South Australia, the miner has awarded a A$1.8 million ($1.3 million) contract for refuelling services to local, indigenous-owned company Zancott Knight. The flash furnace rebuild is part of the current smelter maintenance campaign, SCM21, at Olympic Dam ...

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Olympic Dam (Record #273) rare-earth element deposit in …

Status: REO not recovered; potential byproduct: Company: Western Mining Corp. - BP Group (1988) Resource estimates: 0.5% REE on average 2000 Mt @ 0.24-0.45% La + Ce

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EXPANSION AT OLYMPIC DAM

The Olympic Dam orebody is the 6th largest copper and the single largest uranium orebody in the world. In 1979 a joint venture was formed between WMC (51%) and British Petroleum (49%) to develop the Olympic Dam resource. After government approvals had been obtained, construction of the project took place between 1986 and 1988. Mine production ...

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Olympic Dam gold mine Report | Wood Mackenzie

2021-8-5 · Report summary. The accompanying analysis considers the production of copper concentrate, copper cathode, uranium oxide and by-product gold and silver from the Olympic Dam underground mine, process plant and integrated smelter and refinery. The operation is unusual in the copper industry in that significant revenue is derived from the ...

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Sustainable water use at olympic dam: Mining Technology: …

2013-9-5 · Abstract. The majority of water to the Olympic Dam mine and the nearby townships of Roxby Downs and Andamooka is supplied from the Great Artesian Basin (GAB). There are no permanent local water sources available to Olympic Dam. The use of water from the Great Artesian Basin by Olympic Dam receives considerable attention by BHP Billiton and is ...

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Olympic Dam Mine | Asset management | UGL Case Study

Case Studies. BHP Billiton''s Olympic Dam (OD) is one of the world''s largest ore bodies located around 550km north/northwest of Adelaide. It has high-quality deposits of copper, gold, uranium and silver, and is known as the fourth largest copper deposit and the single largest uranium deposit in the world. The ore body at OD was discovered in ...

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Olympic Dam Copper-Uranium Mine, Adelaide, Australia

The Olympic Dam mine near the town of Roxby Downs in South Australia is not only the largest underground mine on the continent, but is also the site of the world''s largest known uranium ore deposit. Western Mining Corporation began drilling at Roxby Downs in 1975, producing the first shipments of copper, gold, silver and uranium in 1988.

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Issues at Operating Uranium Mines and Mills

2020-10-20 · Five people have been arrested after renewed protest action at the Olympic Dam uranium and copper mine in South Australia''s north. The arrests on Thursday (July 19) brought to 18 the number of people taken into police custody since about 350 anti-nuclear activists converged on the area on Saturday.

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Map of Olympic Dam, SA 5725 | Whereis®

The Olympic Dam mine is a large poly-metallic underground mine located in South Australia, 550 km (341.75 mi) NNW of Adelaide. It is the fourth largest copper deposit and the largest known single deposit of uranium in the world. Copper is the largest contributor to total revenue, accounting for approximately 70% of the mine''s revenue, with the ...

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Olympic Dam, | Hibakusha Worldwide

The Olympic Dam mine near the town of Roxby Downs in South Australia is not only the largest underground mine on the continent, but is also the site of the world''s largest known uranium ore deposit. Western Mining Corporation began drilling at Roxby Downs in 1975, producing the first shipments of copper, gold, silver and uranium in 1988.

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BHP to cash in on record Olympic Dam production

2021-7-20 · Olympic Dam has commenced operation of its new electro-refinery crane in May. The 95-tonne crane with 32-metre span is used to submerge 360-kilogram copper anodes into the refinery''s 768 individual electrolytic cells, which extract the purified final copper product that Olympic Dam exports to global customers.. BHP Olympic Dam Asset President Jennifer …

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South Australia Olympic dam | BHP

Located 560 kilometres north of Adelaide, South Australia, Olympic Dam is a part of our Minerals Australia operation. It''s made up of underground and surface operations and operates a fully integrated processing facility from ore to metal. 2005 We took ownership of the mine in 2005. 700km It has almost 700kms of underground roads and tunnels ...

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World''s Largest Uranium mine ''The Olympic Dam mine'' …

2020-12-15 · Once fully complete, the expansion would have made Olympic Dam the biggest mine in the world. Photo-miningmagazine As of June 2018, the proven and probable underground sulfide reserves at Olympic Dam were estimated to be 500Mt grading 2.00% copper, 0.6 kilograms per ton uranium, 0.71 grams per ton (g/t) gold, and 4.5g/t silver.

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Major Mines & Projects | Olympic Dam Mine

Solvent Extraction & Electrowinning. Electrorefining. Cyanide (reagent) Mine Life. 40 years (as of Jan 1, 2021) Olympic Dam is one of the world''s most significant deposits of copper, gold, silver and uranium. It comprises underground and surface operations, and is a fully integrated processing facility from ore to metal.

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Olympic Dam mine Map

#1 Olympic Dam mine Mine Updated: 2020-05-07 The Olympic Dam mine is a large poly-metallic underground mine located in South Australia, 550 km NNW of Adelaide. It is the fourth largest copper deposit and the largest known single deposit of uranium in the world. Copper is the largest contributor to total revenue, accounting for approximately 70 of the mine''s revenue, with the …

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Is the Olympic Dam mine a special case? – Brave New …

2012-7-20 · They currently produce 1.3 million barrels of oil a day from those deposits and, at current prices, there are reserves of about 170 billion barrels, which go under 14,000sq km of forest. Yet Olympic Dam is different. Most of what comes out will be copper but, at peak production, it will also be producing 19,000 tonnes of uranium oxide annually.

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Olympic Dam mine – proposed expansion – Nuclear-Free …

Briefing paper: BHP Olympic Dam operates under outdated 1991 era Radiation Exposure Standards. Joint NGO recommendations to federal govt on BHP Olympic Dam mine expansion – Dec 2019. Joint NGO submission regarding proposed Olympic Dam mine expansion – Dec 2019. Evaporation ponds at BHP''s Olympic Dam mine are killing hundreds of birds ...

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Olympic Dam mine, Australia

2016-5-27 · Brief History: Olympic Dam was acquired in 2005 as part of the WMC Resources acquisition. Copper production began in 1988. Copper production began in 1988. Nominal milling capacity was raised to ...

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Great Deposits of The World – Olympic Dam, …

2015-2-19 · Overview of the Olympic Dam Mine in South Australia. billion tons at 1.08% copper, 0.32 kilograms per ton of U 3 O 8 (uranium oxide), 0.34g/t gold and 2.07g/t silver. The total resource including indicated and inferred works …

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How mobile LiDAR data delivers better outcomes at …

2021-4-9 · Introduction. BHP''s Olympic Dam (OD) mine was an early adopter of Emesent''s Hovermap mobile LiDAR system. First deployed in February 2019, Hovermap is now integral to the mine''s underground operational workflows. Geotech, engineering, geology and survey teams use data captured by Hovermap from stopes, orepasses, drawpoints and other ...

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BHP Billiton drops expansion of Olympic Dam

2020-10-26 · A planned expansion of the Olympic Dam copper, gold and uranium mine in South Australia has been scrapped by BHP Billiton after studies of the ore body questioned the viability of the project. It has decided instead to invest in the existing infrastructure at the underground mine. The South Australian government declared the Brownfield ...

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Global locations | BHP

We mine copper from some of the world''s biggest copper deposits in Chile. United States. In the United States we are joint venture partners in an undeveloped copper project located in Arizona. Brazil. We hold a 50% interest in Samarco, a non-operated joint venture that produces iron ore pellets in its two operating units in Brazil.

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Olympic Dam Copper-Uranium Mine Expansion …

The Olympic Dam copper-uranium mine expansion project in Southern Australia will increase the production of copper and associated products of the Olympic Dam mine from the current 200,000 tons per annum (tpa) to 350,000tpa. The …

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Olympic Dam to ramp up after major smelter works

2022-1-19 · The Olympic Dam copper-gold-uranium mine near the town of Roxby Downs is about 250km north of Port Augusta and is the biggest mining operation in South Australia. BHP this month also exercised its option to form an exploration joint venture with Red Tiger Resources for the Intercept Hill copper project, which borders its Oak Dam site in South ...

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